Skin Conditions

Close up of a barefoot person reaching down to scratch their itchy ankles
Itchy Ankles? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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How Bad Is It Really to Never Wash Your Bathrobe?
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The 10 Best Lotions for Dry Skin, According to Dermatologists
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How Bad Is It Really to Shave Your Nipple Hair?
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close view of a person using a pumice stone on their heel, as an example of how to get rid of calluses on feet
The 2 Best Ways to Get Rid of Calluses on Your Feet
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A person wearing a white shirt and ponytail sitting at the dermatologist's office, getting an exam
8 Surprising Health Issues Your Dermatologist Can Spot (That Have Nothing to Do With Skin Cancer)
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Parent and child crouched down in the woods picking blueberries and avoiding poison ivy
9 Home Remedies for Poison Ivy (and 7 to Avoid)
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A wide shot of a person in a bathroom sitting on the bathtub while dry shaving their legs
The One Thing You Should Never Do When You Shave, According to a Dermatologist
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a person with a brown afro and beard getting a vampire facial from a dermatologist with a blonde ponytail wearing a surgical mask
What Is a Vampire Facial? The Benefits and Side Effects, According to a Dermatologist
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a person's feet soaking in a bowl of water, as an example of ingrown toenail self-care
What Causes Ingrown Toenails and How to Treat Them
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How Bad Is It Really to Use Dry Shampoo Every Day?
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Itchy Mole? Here’s How to Know if It’s Something to Worry About
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The 6 Best Sunscreens for Vitiligo, According to Derms
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A person's hands next to a phototherapy light as a treatment for psoriasis
6 Things Doctors Want You to Know Before Trying Light Therapy for Psoriasis
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8 Sunscreen Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, According to a Dermatologist
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a parent applying sunscreen on a toddler in a pink bathing suit on the beach
The 8 Best Sunscreens for Eczema, According to Derms
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a person wearing a grey tank top with long black hair in a bun applying face cream in the bathroom mirror
Skin Streaming: The 3 Skin-Care Essentials You Need to Try This Trend
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illustration of a person's hand spraying a bottle of spray sunscreen on a yellow background
How Bad Is It Really to Use Spray Sunscreen?
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a razor on a shower shelf, to represent what causes an ingrown pubic hair
What Causes an Ingrown Pubic Hair and How to Treat It
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close view of a person slicing a butternut squash on a wooden cutting board, to represent foods that cause carotenemia
Skin Turning Orange? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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This Deodorizing Body Wash Keeps Me Stink-Free on Even the Sweatiest Days
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illustration of a person's hand reaching for a razor in the shower, to represent shaving pubic hair
How Bad Is It Really to Shave Your Pubic Hair?
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an illustration of a person sitting on a yellow beach towel wearing floral swim trunks lifting one leg to reveal a tanned thigh on a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Get a Tan?
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Back view of a person with long brown hair scratching their neck because they have psoriasis
6 Myths About Psoriasis It's Time to Stop Believing
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a person wearing a green t-shirt and jeans with their hands over their crotch area because they have an itchy pubic area
Itchy Pubic Hair? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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a person with grey hair and beard looking in the bathroom mirror and itching their face
Itchy Face? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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a collage of three of the best face moisturizers for dry, sensitive skin on a blue background
The 10 Best Face Moisturizers for Dry, Sensitive Skin, According to Dermatologists
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close view of a person's hands with psoriatic arthritis
5 Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Can Change Your Nails and What to Do About It
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Person making their bed with cooling sheets to get a better nights' sleep with psoriatic arthritis
7 Tips to Get Better Sleep When You Have Psoriatic Arthritis
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Is Beef Tallow Actually Good for Your Skin?
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The 7 Best Lubes for Sensitive Skin
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Illustration of person with a blonde ponytail who has a sunburn, to show if its bad to peel sunburn, against a blue background
How Bad Is It Really to Peel Your Sunburn?
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a collage of some of the best after-sun lotions and products on a blue background
The 12 Best After-Sun Products, According to Dermatologists
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a smiling person with white hair wearing a bath towel and touching their bare shoulder
Why Your Body Odor Changes as You Age and 5 Ways to Stay Fresh
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Close side view of a person applying lip balm with SPF to their lips in the sunshine
The 10 Best Lip Balms With SPF, According to Dermatologists
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close view of a person's shoulder with sunburn
How Long Sunburn Lasts and How to Help It Heal
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Illustration of a person picking lint out of their bellybutton
How Bad Is It Really to Pick Stuff Out of Your Bellybutton?
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Close up of a person applying moisturizer on sunburned skin
How to Treat and Prevent Sunburn Blisters, According to a Doctor
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close view of a person scratching their arm because they have hives or eczema
Hives vs. Eczema: What Are the Differences?
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How Bad Is It Really to Use Expired Sunscreen?
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close view of a person in a grey sweater and jeans scratching their arm while sitting on a kitchen stool
Why Eczema Can Get Worse With Age and What to Do About It
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Person in a white tank top standing in front of a mirror in the bathroom holding a stick of deodorant and looking down at their armpit while applying it.
Deodorant or Antiperspirant? How to Choose What's Best for You
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Illustration of a person putting on a hat in front of a rack of hats hanging up, showing they wear hats every day.
How Bad Is It Really to Wear a Hat Every Day?
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a person with a shaved head wearing jeans and a backpack opening the driver side door of a white car on the roadside
Want to Age Well? Do This Every Time Before You Get in a Car
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a person with long black hair and a butterfly rash or lupus rash on their face looking in the mirror
What Causes a Butterfly Rash and How to Treat It
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a person with long brown hair sitting at a table and using a nail file to get rid of a wart on their finger
The 3 Best Natural Remedies for Warts (and 11 to Avoid)
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a collage of three of the best toilet papers, including Charmin, Cottonelle and Seventh Generation
The Best Toilet Paper Brands (Because Yes, It Really Does Matter)
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a person in a bathrobe applying lotion to their itchy legs
Itchy Legs at Night? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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a collage of some of the best foot creams for healthy feet
The 6 Best Foot Creams for Soft, Healthy Feet
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Woman sitting on porch reading a book and doing a foot soak for toenail fungus
The 7 Best Natural Remedies for Toenail Fungus (and 2 to Avoid)
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Close up of person holding skin-care product standing in the bathroom, to represent skin cycling
What Is Skin Cycling and Should You Be Doing It?
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Image of red haired teenage girl with pale skin, freckles and flushed cheeks sitting in her bedroom
Flushed Face? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Close up of person in green knit sweater scratching their neck because they have itchy skin all over
Itchy All Over? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
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a person with short white hair looking at their reflection in the mirror and applying lotion to their face to treat thin skin
Why Your Skin Gets Thinner With Age, and 5 Ways to Strengthen It
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The 5 Best Vitamin E Oils of 2023
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Red Palms? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
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A collage of some of the best scalp massagers for healthier hair on a tricolor background
The 6 Best Scalp Massagers for Healthier Hair
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a collage of some of the best face washes for dry skin and showing a person with dark skin using a gentle face wash
The 5 Best Face Washes for Dry Skin, According to Dermatologists
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How Bad Is It Really to Rub In Facial Skin-Care Products?
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a woman in the bathroom looking at her greasy scalp in the mirror
Got a Greasy Scalp? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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close view of a person's brown eye and eyebrow, to represent eyebrow dandruff
Got Eyebrow Dandruff? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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Itchy Bellybutton? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Close-up of man using moisturizer in the bathroom.
Apply Your Skin-Care Products in This Order for Healthier Skin, According to Dermatologists
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Close up of young man applying petroleum jelly on lip
Itchy Lips? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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Close-up photo of a person picking hair out of a pink hairbrush, due to hair loss.
8 Medications That Can Cause Hair Loss, and How to Reverse It
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three of the best shoe deodorizers on a pastel background
The 7 Best Shoe Deodorizers, According to a Podiatrist
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Couple in bedroom, with red circle over one person's crotch.
How Bad Is It Really to Have Sex With a Yeast Infection?
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Feet rubbing against each other in bed
Itchy Feet at Night? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Young person sneezes among blooming trees.
Itchy Throat? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Red, purple and multicolored socks on a beige background.
The 5 Best Breathable Socks for Sweaty Feet
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Close up of person pouring shower gel on puff.
The 7 Best Fragrance-Free Body Washes for Sensitive Skin
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close view of a person scratching their hands because they have itchy palms
Itchy Palms? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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At our skin conditions page, we understand that skin issues can be uncomfortable, frustrating and even embarrassing. We offer a variety of resources to help you better understand various skin conditions, including information on symptoms, causes and treatments.

Our team of medical experts provides in-depth articles on specific skin conditions, as well as general information on skincare and prevention. We also offer advice on how to manage and prevent common skin issues, as well as information on various skincare products and treatment options.

Whether you are dealing with a specific skin condition or are looking to improve your overall skin health, our skin conditions page has something for you. We offer practical tips for managing symptoms, advice on how to prevent skin issues from developing, and information on various skincare resources and services."

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